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Napkin

Napkin

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (made)

  • Date:

    1840-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask, ribbon

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mr Robin Ollington

  • Museum number:

    T.89-1975

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Napkin of linen damask. AT the centre, it has a fine pattern of a roundel of ferns, ivy, leaves and flowers. The little ground between the centre and the border is scattered with small leaves of fern. The border is of another composition of fern and small flowers. Outside is a narrow edging of a rod wound with ribbon, followed by a narrow leaf meander.

Place of Origin

Scotland (made)

Date

1840-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask, ribbon

Marks and inscriptions

Embroidered in red in one corner is 'H.P.T.'

Dimensions

Length: 25.5 in, Width: 27 in

Descriptive line

Napkin of linen damask, possibly made in Scotland, 1840-1860.

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Tableware & cutlery; Scotland

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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